PHOTOS: 2019 Stewart Father’s Day Powwow
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Hundreds of Native residents, visitors and other spectators turned out for the annual Stewart Father’s Day Powwow on June 14-16.
Festivities at the former Stewart Indian School in Carson City included daily grand entries, crafts and food vendors, a fun run and plenty more.
Gridley Hilpert of Sun Valley served as master of ceremonies, and Art Martinez of Carson City was the arena director. Other head staff included:
Head Man: Jimmy Phoenix (Sutcliffe, NV)
Head Lady: Angie Alsobrook (Reno, NV)
Head Teen Boy: Ayden Sampson (Hungry Valley, NV)
Head Teen Girl: Uriah Martinez (Bishop, CA)
Host Drum: Young Chief (Reno, NV)
First Nation’s Focus contributor Alejandra Rubio (Yavapai-Apache) attended the powwow; check out some of her images above.
USDA Rural Development Nevada State Director Phil Cowee said he is pleased to have the Washoe Tribe as one of 47 communities included in the national program.